Should I get a second opinion?

3/31/2020

Should I get a second opinion? The simple answer, “YES!” Not only should you get one, you are ENTITLED to a second opinion. And the best part, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home to obtain one. Asking for a second opinion doesn’t mean you don’t trust or believe your doctor, […]

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Oral cancer

3/28/2020

Oral cancer is a malignancy of the neck and head that can occur on the lips or surface of the tongue, as well as in the gums, tonsils, inside of the cheek, the floor of the mouth, the roof of the mouth, and in the salivary glands. Those who develop cancer in the mouth are […]

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Congenital Heart Defect

2/15/2020

Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the most common birth defect in America. It begins in utero when the blood vessels of the heart do not develop normally. This causes problems in the blood flow of the heart. During an ultrasound check up a doctor may use an echocardiogram, which creates ultrasound pictures of the heart, […]

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Access to your medical images

2/7/2020

Having a copy of your medical images is important for a number of reasons. For example if your condition requires monitoring over time, it’s good to have a copy to compare studies to priors. When you have images performed in a new facility or when you are seeking a second opinion on a study When […]

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Myths about Second Opinions

1/31/2020

You had a study done and you received your report, but you’re unsure of the results. It’s not necessarily that you do not trust the doctor, but a second opinion will give you the reassurance you need. Many people consider seeking the knowledge and advice of more than one doctor. This is called a second […]

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

1/24/2020

According (National Cervical Cancer Coalition) over 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Most cases can be prevented with the HPV vaccination and annual PAP screenings. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and that is why we encourage you to learn about cervical cancer prevention. Cervical cancer starts in the […]

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Second Opinions

12/23/2019

December is a month of hope and giving. Hope for health if one does not have it. Hope to find what’s the best option to recover one’s health. Illnesses come and they steal our peace of mind. Restoring our hope is very important that is why a second opinion is vital. A second opinion can […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

12/15/2019

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a serious issue that affects many people. This disorder is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, this disorder tends to begin in the late fall and early winter and then goes away during the spring and summer. […]

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World AIDS Day

12/1/2019

According to the CDC, In the United States about 1.1 million people were living with HIV at the end of 2016 and 1 out of 7 did not know it. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, which attacks the immune system, destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. Anyone can get HIV but some […]

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Second Opinions

12/1/2019

December is a month of hope and giving. Hope for health if one does not have it. Hope to find what’s the best option to recover one’s health. Illnesses come and they steal our peace of mind. Restoring our hope is very important that is why a second opinion is vital. A second opinion can […]

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